/ Opportunities

Welcome to EarlyBird, the City of Charlotte Business Opportunities Pipeline! This site is a comprehensive listing of Active and In Development contracting opportunities across all City of Charlotte departments. Projects can be searched using keywords, by commodity code, or using a variety of filters to narrow down opportunities your business may be interested in participating in. Click on the orange Requirements button on the Opportunity to see additional details about the project and specific requirements that may be helpful in preparing to participate in an upcoming solicitation. You can also “follow” a project using various social media channels to get notifications when the requirements are updated, or once the project moves from “In Development” to “Active” status.

If you have questions or need assistance with this portal, contact City Procurement at earlybird@charlottenc.gov.


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Solicitation Category

  • Commodities & Goods
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Expected Release Year

  • 2019
  • 2020
  • 2021
  • 2022

Expected Release Date

  • Q1 (Jan-Mar)
  • Q2 (Apr-Jun)
  • Q3 (Jul-Sep)
  • Q4 (Oct-Dec)

Estimated Total Value

  • $10,000 - 49,999
  • $50,000 - 99,999
  • $100,000 - 249,999
  • $250,000 - 499,999
  • $500,000 - 999,999
  • $1,000,000 -4,999,999
  • $5,000,000 - 9,999,999
  • $10,000,000+

In Development

City Wide / Commodities & Goods

Crushed Stone

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CTW-1455
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-11-01
  • Last Updated: 02/15/21
Add to Calendar 2021-11-01 2021-11-01 Crushed Stone

Crushed stone is used in street paving projects, grading projects, storm water repair projects, and water and sewer line projects.  This Citywide contract will be primarily used by the Charlotte Department of Transportation, Charlotte Water, and Aviation.  The contract is based on estimated quantities of 12 different types and sizes of crushed stone and sand with pricing dependent upon the City using its own trucks and City personnel to pick up the stone.  City certified MWSBE firms may be considered for additional hauling needs when the City needs delivery to specific locations.

In Development

Charlotte Department of Transportation / Construction

Sugar Creek Road ITS

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-CDT-4209
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-10-01
  • Last Updated: 02/12/21
Add to Calendar 2021-10-01 2021-10-01 Sugar Creek Road ITS

This project will install single‐mode fiber optic cable installed in new directionally bored, hand dug and trenched conduit, existing conduit and aerial attachments to poles. It will remove existing copper communication cables. This project includes entrances and interconnect equipment for existing traffic signal control cabinets and the installation of traffic management cameras. This project also includes fiber optic cable splicing, testing, Ethernet communications equipment, traffic management camera equipment and other related activities.

In Development

Aviation / Construction

West Blvd. Relocation (Construction)

  • Posting Number: 2023-Q1(Jan-Mar)-AVI-3132
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2023-02-06
  • Last Updated: 02/12/21
Add to Calendar 2023-02-06 2023-02-06 West Blvd. Relocation (Construction)

This project is associated with the Airport’s 4th Parallel Runway Project. West Boulevard will need to be relocated to Piney Top Drive and Byrum Drive in order to create space for the 4th Parallel Runway and South End-Around Taxiway. Intersection improvements and roadway widening will occur at various locations along the corridor

In Development

Department of General Services / General Services

Vehicle Glass Replacement Services

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q3(Jul-Sep)-DGS-4000
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-09-11
  • Last Updated: 01/29/21
Add to Calendar 2021-09-11 2021-09-11 Vehicle Glass Replacement Services

The city is seeking qualified vendors to provide glass replacement and repair services on fleet vehicles and equipment.

In Development

Department of General Services / General Services

Road Call Automotive Repairs and Related Services

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q1(Jan-Mar)-DGS-4006
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-01-31
  • Last Updated: 01/29/21
Add to Calendar 2022-01-31 2022-01-31 Road Call Automotive Repairs and Related Services

The City is seeking qualified vendors to provide road call repairs and related services on vehicles and fleet equipment.

In Development

Aviation / Construction

4TH Parallel Runway (Construction)

  • Posting Number: 2023-Q3(Jul-Sep)-AVI-3134
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2023-08-28
  • Last Updated: 01/06/21
Add to Calendar 2023-08-28 2023-08-28 4TH Parallel Runway (Construction)

Scope of Work Construction of new 4th Parallel Runway

This program includes the planning, design, and construction of a 10,000-foot parallel runway and associated taxiway system to include the North End Around Taxiway Phase II and South End Around Taxiway. The 2016 Airport Capacity Enhancement Plan and 2018 FAA-approved forecast show the need for an additional runway at CLT. This runway will replace the existing crosswind runway and enhance capacity as the parallel configuration will provide greater operational benefit for more efficient air traffic flow into and out of CLT.

In Development

Aviation / General Services

Airport Deicing Services

  • Posting Number: 2022-Q1(Jan-Mar)-AVI-3193
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2022-01-01
  • Last Updated: 12/14/20
Add to Calendar 2022-01-01 2022-01-01 Airport Deicing Services

The Airport is seeking a Company to operate and manage the Aircraft De-Icing Facility and supply De/Anti-Icing fluid for aircraft operating at the Airport. The major functions of the facility are to control aircraft onto and off of de-icing aprons, de-ice aircraft during the precipitation and non-precipitation de-icing events and to remove and dispose of spent aircraft de-icing fluids.

In Development

Aviation / Construction

Airport Overlook – Construction

  • Posting Number: 2021-Q4(Oct-Dec)-AVI-3122
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2021-12-27
  • Last Updated: 11/29/20
Add to Calendar 2021-12-27 2021-12-27 Airport Overlook – Construction

One of seven bid packages within the North End Around Taxiway Program. The construction of the relocated overlook site will include a parking lot layout, as well as sidewalks, access roadway, landscaping and restroom facilities.

In Development

Aviation / Construction

North End Around Taxiway Pavement & Lighting – Construction

  • Posting Number: 2023-Q1(Jan-Mar)-AVI-3130
  • Anticipated Posting Date: 2023-01-09
  • Last Updated: 11/29/20
Add to Calendar 2023-01-09 2023-01-09 North End Around Taxiway Pavement & Lighting – Construction

One of seven bid packages within the North End Around Taxiway Program. This work includes the construction of the North End Around Taxiway (NEAT) to make it fully operational.  Major work items in this package include minor grading, concrete taxiway paving, related airfield lighting, pavement markings and signage

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